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pit stop

1. A stop during an auto race to repair or refuel the racing vehicle. With only three laps left, he'll have to decide whether to make a pit stop or try to reach the finish without running out of gas.
2. A short stop taken during a car trip to eat, rest, and/or refuel. I knew it was going to be a long drive from New York to Florida, so I planned several pit stops along the way to give myself a break.
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pit stop

1. n. a pause in a journey (usually by car) to urinate. (From the name of a service stop in automobile racing.) I think we’ll pull in at the next rest area. I need a pit stop.
2. n. an underarm deodorant. (Because it stops armpit odor.) Can I borrow your pit stop? I need it bad.
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Tribune News Network Doha Aamal Company subsidiary Aamal Trading & Distribution, an official distributor of Total Lubricants, has launched Total's first truck pit-stop service centre, in collaboration with Al Sraiya Trading and Contracting Qatar, and Total Marketing Qatar.
Aamal Company has said its subsidiary Aamal Trading and Distribution, an official distributor of Total Lubricants, had launched Total's first truck Pit-stop service centre, in collaboration with Al Sraiya Trading and Contracting Qatar, and Total Marketing Qatar.
27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made a pit-stop at Mall Road here after attending the swearing-in ceremony of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur and others.
The fibre backbone is deployed in the pitwall which is the area where all of the crucial pit-stop activities take place.
Hamilton pulled off a tactical masterstroke, as well as benefiting from a disastrous pit-stop gaffe by Daniel Ricciardo's Red Bull team, to end his eight-race losing streak.
This new update will ensure that they can make a sudden or anticipated pit-stop and detours without having to exit navigation mode.
LEWIS Hamilton praised his own pit-stop calls as he completed a hat-trick of home victories by winning an entertaining British Grand Prix.
After pit-stop woe in Monaco cost Hamilton a race win, this was an example of just how to do it - and he was delighted to win in front of his adoring home crowd.
And that was not the end of mighty McLaren's troubles, after Fernando Alonso's brakes failed and sent him skidding at a pit-stop, narrowly missing the 12-man crew before retiring.
e car felt good, maybe a little tail happy, but I was very happy with second," said Cummings who made a superb start to open up a seven-second lead despite a safety-car interlude but ran wide after the compulsory pit-stop and had to settle for third spot.
The challenge is based on competitions across 6 pit stops distributed across known and hidden corners of UAE, where by the contestants scored points for finishing off tasks assigned at each pit-stop.
JENSON Button has admitted to feeling sorry for the latest McLaren mechanic to suffer at the hands of the team's pit-stop process.
Sutil put pressure on Alguersuari with fresh set of tyres but the Toro Rosso driver held on to his position, successfully implementing the two pit-stop strategy, according to reports.
Yesterday, with McLaren's pit-stop strategists seeming to finally have the edge on their Red Bull counterparts, Vettel was aided by two safety cars.
And the new rules have even triggered a race between teams forking out pounds 500,000 over the season to ensure the pit-stop equipment is the lightest and best available.